CITY OF CARPINTERIA

PLANNING COMMISSION

David Allen, Chair

Jane L. Benefield

John Callender, Vice-Chair

Glenn La Fevers

John Moyer

 

City Council Chamber

           5775 Carpinteria Avenue

                       Carpinteria, CA 93013

                       Time:  5:30 p.m.

           Agenda Posted:  11/1/12

November 5, 2012

 

AGENDA

 

THE PLANNING COMMISSION RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE THE ORDER IN WHICH ITEMS ARE HEARD.  APPLICANTS NOT IN ATTENDANCE WHEN THEIR ITEM IS CALLED MAY HAVE THEIR ITEM CONTINUED TO THE NEXT REGULAR MEETING.

 

Any information presented to the Planning Commission by the public on any agenda item and during Public Comment using electronic media to be displayed on the overhead projector must be arranged with staff for review of materials in advance of the meeting and no later than Friday prior to the Planning Commission meeting.

 

Any written, printed or electronic material and/or exhibit presented at this meeting becomes the property of the City, and a copy must be provided to City staff.

 

This meeting will be broadcast live on Government Access Television Channel 21 and rebroadcast on Wednesday after the meeting at 7:00 p.m. and on Saturday at 5:00 p.m.

 

1.      CALL TO ORDER and ROLL CALL

 

2.      PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

3.      INTRODUCTIONS, PRESENTATIONS, ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

4.      PRESENTATIONS BY CITIZENS

This time on the agenda provides an opportunity for the public to address the Planning Commission on items within the jurisdiction of the Commission and not listed on other sections of the agenda.  Please limit comments to no more than five minutes.  Depending on the number of speakers wishing to make comments, the Chair may further limit the time available to each speaker to control the amount of time spent on this part of the agenda.  If you wish to speak on a CONSENT CALENDAR item, please do so during this part of the meeting.

 

Please be advised that California law does not allow the Planning Commission to discuss or take action on any issue presented by the public during this portion of the meeting.  The Commission may ask a question for clarification, provide a brief response to public comment, refer the matter to staff for review and a later report or direct staff to place an item on a future agenda.

The City is not responsible for the content of statements made during the public comment period or the factual accuracy of any such statements.

 

5.      CONSENT CALENDAR

Items on the Consent Calendar are considered to be routine and are normally enacted by one unanimous vote of the Commission.  Individual items may be removed and considered separately at the request of a Commissioner.  Any item removed from the Consent Calendar will be added to another section of the agenda.

 

·         Minutes of the regular Planning Commission meeting held October 1, 2012.

 

6.      CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING

 

Beach Neighborhood Residential Design Guidelines               Intern:  Sloan Campi        

Project #12-1636

Hearing on the request of the City of Carpinteria to review Residential Design Guidelines for the Beach Neighborhood (Subarea 1).  The Guidelines address building mass and scale, frontage design, architectural elements, landscaping, lighting and fencing, and utilities and services.  The Guidelines apply to all property zoned Planned Residential Development (PRD-20) in the Beach Neighborhood as identified in the Community Design Element of the City’s General Plan/Coastal Land Use Plan.  (Continued from October 1, 2012.)

1.   Disclosure of Ex Parte Communications

2.   Staff Presentation

3.   Public Hearing

4.   Planning Commission Action

 

7.      NEW PUBLIC HEARING

Carpinteria State Beach Dumpsite Cover                 Planner:  Nick Bobroff

Project # 12-1628-DP/CDP

Hearing on the request of Nathaniel Cox, agent for California Department of Parks and Recreation, to consider Case No. 12-1628-DP/CDP [application filed June 5, 2012] for approval of a Development Plan and Coastal Development Permit to construct a reinforced concrete cover over an eroding dumpsite under the provisions of the Recreation (REC) Zone District; and to accept the Negative Declaration prepared by the Department of Parks and Recreation pursuant to the State Guidelines for Implementation of the California Environmental Quality Act.  As a result of this project, no significant effects on the environment are anticipated.  The ND and all documents may be reviewed at the Community Development Department, 5775 Carpinteria Avenue, Carpinteria.  The application involves APN 003-530-007, located at 5361 Sixth Street.

1.      Disclosure of Ex Parte Communications

2.      Staff Presentation

3.      Public Hearing

4.      Planning Commission Action

 

8.      MATTERS PRESENTED BY COMMISSIONERS

 

9.      DIRECTOR’S REPORT

a.       Distributed Information

i.        Action Minutes of the Architectural Review Board meeting of October 11, 2012

ii.      City calendar for the month of November 2012

iii.    Community Development Project Status Report as of October 31, 2012

iv.    Construction Permit Report as of October 31, 2012

 

10.    ADJOURNMENT

 

Notes

All actions of the Planning Commission may be appealed to the City Council. Appeals must be filed with the City Clerk within 10 calendar days of the Commission's action. Appeal deadline for items on this agenda:  5:00 p.m., November 15, 2012. The next regular Planning Commission meeting will be held on Monday, December 3, 2012 at 5:30 p.m. in the Council Chamber.

 

If you challenge any of the Planning Commission's decisions related to the agenda items above in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice or in written correspondence to the Planning Commission prior to the public hearing.

 

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact Jackie Campbell at jackiec@ci.carpinteria.ca.us or (805) 684-5405, ext. 451. Notification 72 hours prior to the meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to the meeting. 28 CFR 35.102-35.104 ADA Title II.